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Thanksgiving Feed-the-Troops meals to be delivered ‘grab-and-go style’

Thanksgiving Feed-the-Troops meals to be delivered ‘grab-and-go style’

Business
Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. military's annual Thanksgiving Feed-the-Troops tradition will shift to a grab-and-go style takeout meal as opposed to large group gatherings in dining facilities. The Defense Logistics Agency announced the changes motivated by the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday while ensuring that service members will still receive home-cooked meals "with all the trimmings" for the Thanksgiving holiday. Advertisement "The holidays will look quite different this year for everyone," DLA's Troop Support commander Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawerence said. "I'm proud that our workforce is doing everything possible to make sure our warfighters get a proper holiday meal, especially since many of us will not be able to be with our family and friends. We want to make sure that they get that tast...
CDC pleads with Americans to not travel for Thanksgiving

CDC pleads with Americans to not travel for Thanksgiving

Health
NEW YORK -- With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation’s top public health agency pleaded with Americans on Thursday not to travel for Thanksgiving and not to spend the holiday with people from outside their household.It was some of the firmest guidance yet from the government on curtailing traditional gatherings to fight the outbreak.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the recommendations just one week before Thanksgiving, at a time when diagnosed infections, hospitalizations and deaths are skyrocketing across the country. In many areas, the health care system is being squeezed by a combination of sick patients filling up beds and medical workers falling ill themselves.The CDC’s Dr. Erin Sauber-Schatz cited more than 1 million new cases in the U.S. over the
Mitchell Trubisky, Bears stage Thanksgiving comeback vs. Lions

Mitchell Trubisky, Bears stage Thanksgiving comeback vs. Lions

Sports
Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Mitchell Trubisky helped the Chicago Bears rally from a 10-point deficit to beat the Detroit Lions Thursday in Detroit. Trubisky completed 29 of 38 passes for 338 yards, three scores and an interception in the 24-20 win at Ford Field. Lions backup quarterback David Blough completed 22 of 38 passes for 280 yards, two scores and interception in the loss. Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay erupted for 158 yards and a score on four catches. Anthony Miller led the Bears with 140 yards on nine receptions. "I'm super happy with the way our guys fought," Bears coach Matt Nagy told reporters. "It was a little bit of a slow start there ... A lot of players made a lot of plays, but today was Mitch's day." Trubisky connected with Allen Robinson for a 10-yard touchdown on the first...